Northern Lights

Passenger shoots northern lights timelapse on a flight to Iceland

Aryeh Nirenberg captured a remarkable sight for the rest of us to enjoy while on vacation: the northern lights as they appeared from a plane window …

Photography

The Northern Lights Is Helping Iceland’s Tourism Industry to Grow Every Year

2016 was a great year for Iceland’s tourism industry. Thanks to the notoriously famous <b>Northern Lights</b>, the country saw a 27.5% increase in tourism …

Travel

$1,400 a seat for in-flight view of the Southern Lights

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — They took an eight-hour flight just to look out the airplane's window, but it was an extraordinary view.<p>A charter plane that left Dunedin, New Zealand, late Thursday flew close to the Antarctic Circle to give the eager passengers an up-close look at the Aurora …

Iceland

These Photos of Last Night's Northern Lights Are Blowing Our Mind

All over the world, spectators were treated to an incredible show<p>There are few natural spectacles more glorious and heartening than the Northern Lights. People camp themselves outside in the cold, cold night, just to see one of Mother Nature's most vivid displays. It's a spiritual and communal …

Photography

Red alert for aurora sightings was issued Monday night

<b>Displays of the Aurora Borealis were visible from parts of Scotland on Monday night.</b><p>The sky was clear enough over areas of Sutherland and Wester Ross, while fog spoiled views from other places.<p>During the night, Lancaster University's AuroraWatch UK issued a red alert for chances of seeing the …

Northern lights may be visible across Canada this week

Canadians may be treated to an unexpected light show this week, according to the Weather Network.<p>In a Twitter moment posted on Tuesday, the Weather …

Astronomy

Northern Lights visible over Calgary March 28 to 30

A solar storm is producing bright Northern Lights across Northern and Western Canada this month.<p>Last night social media was ablaze with pictures and …

Calgary

How to See These Unusually Intense Auroras Before They're Gone

Earth is barreling through a pulse of charged particles from the sun, which means the celestial light show should be at its best this week.<p>A rip in the sun’s atmosphere sent out a strong gust of solar wind over the weekend that has now slammed into Earth. As our planet plows through this cosmic …

Space

Airline carries passengers into Southern Lights

Passengers on a flight to the Antarctic Circle got a breathtaking, up-close view of the Southern Lights as the plane flew through the heart of the …

Astronomy

Chasing Aurora with some help from the Audi S7

We may have mostly figured out space travel, chemotherapy and all sorts of other tough stuff. Underwater welding, levitating trains, lab-grown …

Audi

5 Bucket List Things to Do in Iceland in the Winter

Iceland has become a popular destination for summer travel, but many are still weary of traveling to Iceland in the winter for fear of harsh weather …

Iceland

Photographing the Northern Lights in Iceland

When the Canon 1D Mark III came out so many years ago, I had this idea like most of us did that a pro uses a bigger camera. I was shooting a lot of …

Cameras

Northern Lights: Large-Scale Solar Power is Spreading Across the U.S.

Once largely confined to the sunny Southwest, utility-scale solar power plants are now being built everywhere from Minnesota to Alabama to Maine. …

Renewable Energy

I quit my job to trek in "Europe's last wilderness." Here's what I saw.

<i>All photos by the author</i><p>In October 2015, at the age of 18 and having traveled for two years around the world with some of the best surfers from the …

Travel

Look at These Spectacular Images of the “Underwater Northern Lights” by Amateur Brett Chatwin

Brett Chatwin is an amateur nature photographer based in Tasmania, and he captured these stunning images of a rare phenomenon known as the …

Photography

Stunning timelapse of the Northern Lights as seen from Ireland last night

<b>Kathleen Millar</b><p>March 22 2017 7:53 AM<p>Kathleen Millar recorded this beautiful timelapse video of the Northern Lights in all it's glory in …

Ireland

Piolo donates talent fee, learned it from Regine

Piolo Pascual. Image: Izel Abanilla<p>The ultimate hunk said he learned how to be generous to people in a movie set through Asia’s songbird, Regine …

Philippines

Things to do in Iceland: Amazing sights and attractions for the nature lover

Dettifoss waterfall in Northern Iceland<p>As widely predicted, Iceland was one of the top travel trends of 2016. In fact, Icelandair airline carried 3.7 …

Iceland

3 Things That Make Us Happy About the 5 Happiest Countries of 2017

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations released its 2017 World Happiness Report today, and there’s been an upset. …

Iceland

The Most Instagrammable Places in Iceland - Life With a View

It’s no secret Iceland is a top destination for travelers these days. With it’s dramatic landscapes of lava fields, glaciers, and waterfalls, Iceland …

Iceland

The Northern Lights Aurora Borealis - Flat Earth Magnetism Under God's Firmament

Space

These are 4 of the world's hottest tourist destinations

<b>London (CNN) —</b> What are the world's hottest travel destinations?<p>Mexico, Iceland and Cyprus all experienced a surge in tourism spending in 2016, according to a new report from the World Travel & Tourism Council.<p>The group's report also contained something of a surprise: Azerbaijan, which suffered …

Iceland

This is the World's Happiest Country

Find out which place made it to the top of the list in 2017.<p>What makes a country happy? The United Nations considers the answer with its annual World Happiness Report, ranking a total of 155 countries. Key ingredients for well-being include longer healthy years of life, more social support, trust …

New Zealand

Is the decrepit Polaris Building, a blight on downtown Fairbanks, finally nearing demolition?

FAIRBANKS — At 11 stories, the Polaris Building is easy to spot. It's the tallest building in town, and its dulled tan exterior and boarded windows …

I Spent 2 Years Alone In The Darkness And It Was Beautiful

I love to be in the darkness with my flashlight and adventuring to new places and waiting for the perfect moment for the magical and beautiful …

Photography

things activities saariselka lapland | attractions | finland

<b>When I visited Lapland</b> in quest of Northern lights, little did I know that I’d have a whole new world opened to me. Of course, The Northern Lights …

Adventure Travel

Photo Guide to Iceland with Equipment List

Here’s a quick list of tips and tricks that you need to know and prepare for before going to Iceland with a camera, with a full sample equipment list …

Iceland

What happens when 2 photographers get engaged under the northern lights? This!

What's the secret to an engagement photo that makes women swoon and men curse the fact that they'll never be able be able to top it? Dale Sharpe, 34, and Karlie Russell, 29, make it look easy — but it took a lot more than meets the eye to get this stunning shot.<p>The couple, who are based in eastern …

Iceland

Volcanoes, sharks and northern lights: 15 of the world's best surfing spots

Whether you are inspired by size, smoothness or the nightlife afterwards, this list has something for everyone<p>More from our ‘Pipe dreams’ surfing series<p>First of all, a caveat or three. There are hundreds of lists of the best surf spots to visit. There’s one here. And another here. Even the Guardian …

Surfing

New Northern Lights research will make your sat nav mapping apps more accurate

As many of you probably know, the polar regions' magical, dancing Northern Lights are actually the result of zillions of high-energy cosmic particles …

Space